Information Update - Fall 2003
The Center for Teaching and Learning is Launched
For faculty, the center will work to provide opportunities for faculty enrichment, for instructional consultation, and for support to faculty as they employ technology in their classrooms. The center will encourage interdisciplinary networking among faculty members and will sponsor faculty-mentoring programs. Efforts will also encourage closer collaboration between part-time and full-time faculty members. In addition, the program will foster the use of new teaching skills and techniques and recognize teaching excellence and innovation.
The mission of The University of Scranton Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence is to encourage and actively support a strong culture of collaborative scholarship, teaching, and learning for the diverse university community.
New staff include Debra Busacco, Ph.D., Director; Mary Burkhart, Writing Center Coordinator/Writing Specialist; James Muniz, Academic Development Program Director/ Reading Specialist; Mary Ann McAndrew, Learning Specialist; Aileen McHale, Instructional Technology and Enrichment Specialist; and Mary Ellen Pichiarello, Office Manager. Anthony Ferzola, Ph.D., and William Rakauskas, Ph.D., will serve as the CTLE Faculty Liaisons. An Instructional Designer will be recruited this Fall.